By the numbers: Summit math students among the state’s best

By the numbers: Summit math students among the state’s best

Algebra may be a high-school level class, but middle school students at Summit School of Ahwatukee seem to thrive in advanced coursework. This year seventh grader Emma Lee earned the highest score in the state on the Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics annual state-wide algebra competition. Emma shares Summit’s renown with an impressive contingent […]

Be safe around water: Follow these tips

Be safe around water: Follow these tips

It happens in a matter of seconds and the consequences are heartrending. Tragically, it doesn’t have to happen at all. According to the Centers for Disease Control, outside of congenital anomalies, drowning is the leading cause of death among children 1-4. Twelve young children died in water related incidents in the Phoenix metro area in […]

Chandler names interim city manager

Chandler Assistant City Manager Marsha Reed has been named acting city manager while the city recruits a replacement for retiring City Manager Rich Dlugas. The City Council voted unanimously to make the appointment at its May 28 meeting. Reed joined the city of Chandler in April 2013 as assistant city manager, after previously working for […]